Constitutional Reform Act 2005

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82(1)The Criminal Justice Act 2003 is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In section 50 (application of Part 7 to Northern Ireland)—

(a)in subsection (8) in the substituted section 47(6) for “House of Lords” substitute “ Supreme Court ”;

(b)in subsection (14), in the new subsection (3B) of section 41 of the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 as inserted by subsection (4) of section 48A (reporting restrictions) for “House of Lords” substitute “ Supreme Court ” and for “that House” in each place substitute “ the Supreme Court ”;

(c)in subsection (14), in subsections (5) and (6) of section 48A for “House of Lords” substitute “ Supreme Court ”.

(3)In section 71 (restrictions on reporting)—

(a)in subsection (3) for “House of Lords” substitute “ Supreme Court ”;

(b)in subsection (4) for “House of Lords” substitute “ Supreme Court ” and for “that House” in each place substitute “ the Supreme Court ”;

(c)in subsections (5) and (6) for “House of Lords are” substitute “ Supreme Court is ”.

(4)In section 81 (appeals), in subsection (2) in the inserted section 33(1B) of the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 and the words before it, for “House of Lords” substitute “ Supreme Court ”.

(5)In section 274 (further provision about transferred life prisoners) for “House of Lords” in each place substitute “ Supreme Court ”.

(6)In Schedule 22 (mandatory life sentences) in paragraph 14(2), (4) and (5) for “House of Lords” substitute “ Supreme Court ”.